Allium tuberosum

Chives-Garlic


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Long, tubular, grass-like foliage
  • Fragrant
  • Strong scent of garlic and onions when sliced or crushed
  • Cream colored flowers in summer
  • Many culinary uses
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Edible
Edible
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Very easy to grow.  Fast growing.  Prefers full sun and well drained soil.  Will self seed, be sure to plant in garden where this is desired or place in container.


Height: 12-24 in
Spacing: 12-15 in
Price Level 1: $3.99 ea.~4 ½” pot
Bloom Color: Ivory
Zone: 4-8
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Edible
  • Border or Bed
  • Container

Critter Resistance:

  • Groundhog Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Fall

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained